ORA-01172: recovery of thread ORA-01151: use media recovery to recover block

Applies to: Database Management Software Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2 to Release: 11.2

SQL> alter database open;
alter database open
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01172: recovery of thread 1 stuck at block 1242549 of file 7
ORA-01151: use media recovery to recover block, restore backup if needed

SQL>  select file#,name from v$datafile where file#=7;


SQL> recover datafile 7;

Media recovery complete.

SQL> alter database open;

Database altered.

Database is open and running now.


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